Value of an MBA for Today’s Professional

earn MBA from faith-based, christ-centered college of distinction

6 Advantages of Having an MBA

For those who plan a career in business, or already have launched a career with a bachelor’s degree, an MBA remains the gold standard for entering the upper reaches of your profession. But what are the advantages of having an MBA? For many ambitious business students, a bachelor’s degree is just a stopping place on their way to earning a graduate degree. For others, they have worked in their profession a few years and now want to elevate their career with an MBA and gain a competitive edge.In either case, the ultimate goal is the advantages an MBA can bring to your life and career. While many worry about the time commitment, the availability of quality online MBA programs has offered students a more flexible way to earn their degree. Consider the following advantages of having an MBA. 

1. Salary Bump

Let’s get to the money issue straightaway. Yes, you can make more by earning an MBA. Recent data shows that there has been a 10 percent increase in MBA salaries. Full-time students see an increase of about 81 percent in their post-degree salaries, while part-time students see about a 53 percent increase.

But earning an MBA is about more than money.

2. Sign of Commitment

Earning an MBA shows that you have committed to doing the work to become the best in your profession. It’s just as simple as that. When company executives look to bring new people into the ranks of leadership, they will turn to those who have earned a graduate degree.

3. Diverse Options

On the other hand, maybe the idea of leadership within a company is not your goal. Many decide to use their MBA to:

  • Launch their own business
  • Work with nonprofits
  • Become consultants
  • Work for a small business

Whatever the case, the knowledge and skills that come with earning an MBA give you an advantage.

4. Best Practices

The business world is always ever-evolving. Now, with technology disrupting many facets of business across all industries, knowing the latest business tools, techniques and strategies is more important than ever. Understanding best practices – and the reasons behind them – is of utmost importance in the modern business world.

5. It’s Portable

The knowledge gained with an MBA serves graduates well in every business. It’s possible to specialize in one area, but all MBA programs teach the type of leadership and cutting-edge business skills that will support their efforts in every industry. It’s also global, a critical issue with the expansion of many companies around the world.

6. Pushing Yourself

It’s easy to just ride the tide in your career. Many do so. But in a quality MBA program, professors will require you to push yourself into areas where you might not have 100% comfort. This is a good thing. Getting out of your comfort zone opens new possibilities and helps you understand what the possibilities are – something you might not have realized before you entered the program.

An MBA remains the gold standard in business for good reason. The above are just some of the reasons it is worth the effort. For those who want to reach the pinnacle of success in their business, a master’s degree can open the door to many rewarding possibilities.

3 Reasons to Earn Your Child and Family Services Degree Online

Does God Still Speak To Us Today?

Challenges and Opportunities in Human Resources

Prepare for Strategic Leadership in Modern Business

Leadership in Turbulent Times: Lessons from Cain and Abel

Important Leadership Skills for the Non-Profit Sector

Christlike Leadership Can Shape the Future for Non-Profits

5 Unconventional Careers for a Criminal Justice degree

A College Degree is a Driver's License, Not a Self-Driving Car

Why You Should Pursue An Online Management Degree Today

Why study at a Christian College

4 Impactful Careers to Obtain With A Bachelor’s Degree in Aging Services

2019 Alpha Sigma Lamda Induction

Why Students Are Not Customers — 3 Thoughts to Reframe Your Mindset

Help Those in Need With A Bachelor’s Degree in Child and Family Services

New Year, SMART-er You | Part Five

How Servant Leadership Can Bring Trust Back to Human Resources

New Year, SMART-er You | Part Four

Communication, Motivation, and Decision-Making: The Keys to Strong Project Management

New Year, SMART-er You | Part Three

Finishing Your College Degree: How to Do It and Why You Should

Myth Online Learning Online Education is Easier

New Year, SMART-er You | Part Two

Why an MBA from a Christian Institution Matters in Today's Business World

What if Sunday never ends

3 Signs Geneva College Is the Right Choice for Your Online Degree

The Benefits of Earning an Undergraduate Degree at a Christian College

New Year, SMART-er You | Part One

Register for Our FREE Online Graduate Degree Program Informational Webinar

Reasons Why Completing Your College Degree Is a Good Idea

Why Intrinsic Motivation is Important

Getting Ready to Go Back to College Online? First You May Need to Learn How to Read!

“Benefits of a Liberal Arts Education is to a Non-Traditional Student”

The Economy is Good. Why should I go Back to School?

The Apostle Paul, Online Educator

Careers For Graduates in Bachelor’s Degree Programs for Organizational Leadership

Public Relations/Communications Careers For Those Who Earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Management

Management Career Paths for Those with a Bachelor's Degree

What Differentiates a Master’s Degree in Leadership from an MBA?

The Need for Experts with a Bachelor’s Degree in Child & Family Services

Career Opportunities For Those With An MBA

Opportunities for Those With A Human Services Degree

Criminal Justice Careers for Those with a Bachelor’s Degree

The Value of a Master's Degree in Leadership

Value of an MBA for Today's Professional

Ryan Buchar
Student Recruitment Manager

Alternate Subject: Best Time To Call:
More Info:
On Line Application:
Official College Transcript 1:
Official College Transcript 2:
Official College Transcript 3:
Personal Statement/Essay:
Reference Letter 1:
FAFSA Submitted:
NSLDS Default:
ISIR Received:
ISIR Selected for Verification:
Verification Documents Received:
Aid Packaged:
Cash Pay:
Using VA Benefits:
Certificate of Eligibility Received:
Military Tuition Assistance:
Tuition Reimbursement:
Tuition Reimbursement Docs Received:
MPN and Entrance Counseling:

© 2022 Geneva College | All Rights Reserved

Website Designed By: SociumDigital